The basics of the small-estate affidavit are important to know if your loved one passed away with an estate of less than $50,000. The small-estate affidavit is the quickest, cheapest, and simplest method of distribution property in compliance with the probate laws.
The commercial real estate market is heating up in the Twin Cities area, according to a recent report by the Star Tribune. In addition to the improving economy, tough markets in bigger cities are reportedly driving investors into Minneapolis and St. Paul.
The fall-out from the housing crash continues in many different ways.
In today's challenging economy, it is more important than ever for someone buying or selling a house to properly structure the transaction. With so much downward pressure on prices in the depressed residential real estate market, buyers and sellers each need to protect their interests. At a minimum, this means negotiating for favorable terms and making sure that the transaction is structured properly.
The economy is no longer officially in recession, but it remains tough. In Minnesota as in the rest of the nation, the real estate market is still very slow and unemployment remains high. Belt-tightening is the order of the day for many businesses and individuals, as well as government agencies and nonprofits.